Feb 052021

Skyline Chili Recipe

2 lbs ground beef
2 cups chopped onions
4 cups beef stock
2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
2 -3 tablespoons chili powder
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1⁄2 ounce grated unsweetened chocolate or 2 3/4 tablespoons cocoa
2 teaspoons instant minced garlic
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon ground red pepper or 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1⁄4 teaspoon ground allspice
1⁄4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 bay leaves or 1/8 teaspoon bay leaf powder

chopped onion (optional)
finely shredded cheddar cheese (certainly NOT optional)
kidney bean (optional)

Brown ground beef and onion
Add beef stock to beef mixture and simmer 10 minutes
Add remaining 13 ingredients, simmer uncovered 1 hour
Remove bay leaf, skim off extra fat
Serve over hot spaghetti, or hot dogs in buns for chili dogs
Top with plenty of cheese and other optional toppings

Sorry the picture is a mess, it was late and I was tired and didn’t want to stand in the kitchen until I got the lighting etc. just right.

My son and I went to Skyline Chili a few years ago and he loved it, me not so much. The other day he asked me to find a recipe and make it so I did. I didn’t think I’d like it but to my surprise I loved it. He said it tasted like what the restaurant had but I thought it was a lot better. I’m thinking it was all the shredded cheese I put in mine, they don’t give you very much.

You can add beans to the chili (my personal recipe has beans in it) but they don’t add beans at the restaurant so I didn’t. You can also serve it over spaghetti or hotdogs.

This is a quick and easy recipe and since we both liked it I plan on making it again sometime.

 Posted by at 9:31 PM

  14 Responses to “Weekend Cooking: Skyline Chili Recipe”

  1. I’ll be copying that recipe!

    Thanks for your kind words about our rescue dog. We still love and miss Aja and Kobe but it brings joy to our hearts to see this little guy happy.

    • I hope you like the chili as much as we did!

      You’ll always miss and love Kobe and Aja, but your new fur kid will definitely ease the pain. I still miss, love, and think about my childhood dog Buffy.

  2. I’m pinning this! I’ve never really been a chili fan but my husband loves it and this looks pretty good!

  3. Cool that you ended up liking it! Happy surprise!

  4. I do like a made from scratch chilli!

    This sounds good!

  5. Wow, this sounds really flavorful. I need to give it a try.

  6. I always hear about Skyline Chili. My friend had some cans shipped to her she loved it so much.

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